Smart beta’s popularity is soaring. Sara considers trends for 2018.
BlackRock (BLK) is the world's largest publicly traded investment management firm. As of September 30, 2016, it had assets under management, or AUM, of $5.1 trillion. This is ~7% of the total assets under management across the globe.
Sara Shores, Managing Director, is the Head of Strategy for BlackRock's Factor-Based Investments, driving the strategy innovation and thought leadership for smart beta across all asset classes for institutional, retail and iShares clients.